Residential Property Solicitor

Devon, England / Paignton, England, Devon / Torquay, Devon, England
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
04 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Charlie Simpkin
Sector/Practice Area
Real Estate, Residential Property
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

This is a stand-out opportunity for an experienced solicitor/conveyancer to launch this exciting and growing firms conveyancing department.

This is a fantastic platform for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to create their own department and really drive their career forward, so this is an incredible chance for you to take the next stepping stone and become the number 1 in your department at a firm that already has a fantastic reputation.

The Firm

This is a commercially minded law firm that prides itself upon effectively communicating with our clients and their professional adviser.

They encourage building long term and reciprocal relationships with other professionals including Accountants and Financial Advisors to assemble planning strategies tailored to meet the needs of our clients.
They aim to provide a comprehensive and service in estate planning and private client services.

The firm is based in Devon, however, the company differentiates its service offering by being a member of a larger group comprising of 5 affiliated companies including this one.

The other businesses have a well established presence in the North West of England and in the Isle of Man. This presence ensures that their staff can travel (if wanting to) to develop both professional and client relationships effectively but also means that we have a very broad client base.

The Role

This is an outstanding opportunity to become the figurehead for this firms Conveyancing department and take your career to the next level, in Paignton, Devon.

All of this makes a fantastic opportunity within a practice that is friendly, professional and has a great culture for you to thrive in.

The firm already employs professionals with a wealth of experience between them, so you will have a fantastic team to bounce off and you will not be alone in starting this department, you will have the benefit of business development training should you need it, so that you can create an impact in the market.

The firm will have plenty of work to get you started, plus what their highly experienced and well-regarded private client team generates. This is a very, very strong area for this firm.
On top of this, you will get property work from their intermediaries, plus the Directors local agents. So you won't be expected to start with nothing!

However, if you have clients locally that you can tap into or bring with you this would be a clear advantage, however, if you're new to the area or looking for a step-up into this kind of position, do not hesitate to apply.

The firm is prepared to look at any candidate who could be trained/moulded into doing business development.

However, you will be needed to be able to supervise yourself and others so you will need to be very confident in your abilities.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable track record of keen marketing ability and be able to manage their own caseload of residential property transactions, some commercial real estate transaction experience would be useful, but that is not a requirement so please apply even if you don't have this.

Skills and Attributes

  • Proven technical knowledge and track record of a broad range of Property law
  • Experience of some business development and marketing activities and increasing the client base
  • A highly flexible approach and the capability to work well and flourish within a team environment
  • Excellent all round communication skills including the capability to develop and maintain strong client relationships
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with other colleagues internally, both within the wider team and across all practice areas
  • Proven commitment to working within a quality standards environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional and personal development including self-awareness and self-reflection and continuous improvement
  • A track record of consistently delivering to targets and objectives

This is an excellent opportunity for a Residential Property Solicitor to join a well-established and respected practice in Paignton, Devon and to join a team where expertise and client care really is at the core of everything they do.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to call me for a confidential conversation.

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